Պալեան գերդաստանը [The Balian Family], by E. Poghosean/Poghossian (Vienna, 1981). History of a famous Armenian family of architects in the Ottoman Empire, from the 18th through the early 20th centuries. A Wikipedia entry (under Balyan) states: "The nine well-known members of the family served six sultans in the course of almost a century and played an important role in the Westernization of Ottoman architecture during the Tanzimat period." Azgayin matenadaran series, volume 221, in 302 pdf pages, with photographs. Uploaded by Robert Bedrosian.